Keep the Aliens out of your Vault
June 24, 2016

Keep the Aliens out of your Vault

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with AlienVault Unified Security Management

AlienVault has allowed us to have a broader view of our infrastructure. We can see issues before they become a major problem. Seeing systems that are out of date on updates, cleartext passwords sent across the Internet (WordPress), and receiving the OTX alerts for the upcoming issues others are seeing have helped immensely. Before AlienVault, we were relying only on what our NGFW was able to provide, but adding AlienVault, we are receiving deeper insight into the issues. Thank you AlienVault for an amazing and helpful product.
  • Cleartext passwords sent across the Internet (Wordpress sites)
  • Knowing systems that are not fully patched. Windows machines are the worst for this.
  • Seeing in-depth information from the firewall for sites that are attacking the network.
  • Supporting more systems than VMWare. Hyper-V and Scale Computing come to mind.
  • Allowing additional time for implementation. When you purchase installation services and then run out of time during installation, you can lose it. However, they have been flexible for extending the installation services for us.
I didn't have as much time to work with Splunk as I did with AlienVault. However, I feel they both would work well. Having more time to work with AlienVault had led me to lean in that direction.
I would think that any site that would like to have deeper insight into their networks would benefit. I know there are competitors out there, but I feel that AlienVault is a good benefit for the price. It's not free, but you don't have to be dedicated to just understanding and configuring AlienVault.